Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Escape from the Planet of the Apes

"Meet baby Milo who has Washington terrified."
  • G
  • 1971
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 6.3  (32,060)
  • 69

Escape from the Planet of the Apes is a G rated movie that hit the theater back in 1971. The movie starred Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowell, Sal Mineo, Ricardo Montalban, William Windom, Bradford Dillman, and Natalie Trundy. The movie plot revolves around two very intelligent apes who are able to converse in English with the human population on Earth. The story begins as the two intelligent ape creatures arrive in present day America aboard a space ship. They have managed to travel back in time to the present day, after their world was destroyed. Humanity is shocked at their sudden appearance. Scientists discover that the apes are able to talk. Soon, they become the talk of the town and the world. They are treated like celebrities. However, certain people rationalize that they are a danger to humanity and should be destroyed. The film follows the apes' shocking journey to the present and their shocking treatment by humanity.

Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Escape From The Planet Of The Apes: Have You A Name?
Escape From The Planet Of The Apes: Have You A Name?

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Escape from the Planet of the Apes

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes is a G rated movie that hit the theater back in 1971. The movie starred Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowell, Sal Mineo, Ricardo Montalban, William Windom, Bradford Dillman, and Natalie Trundy. The movie plot revolves around two very intelligent apes who are able to converse in English with the human population on Earth.

The story begins as the two intelligent ape creatures arrive in present day America aboard a space ship. They have managed to travel back in time to the present day, after their world was destroyed. Humanity is shocked at their sudden appearance.

Scientists discover that the apes are able to talk. Soon, they become the talk of the town and the world. They are treated like celebrities. However, certain people rationalize that they are a danger to humanity and should be destroyed. The film follows the apes' shocking journey to the present and their shocking treatment by humanity.

Escape from the Planet of the Apes is a 1971 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 69.

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Escape from the Planet of the Apes for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1971
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 38 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (32,060)
  • Metascore
    69